Overview

Kaya Grace Porter advises and represents employers in labor and employment law matters concerning:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • Tennessee state law equivalents

She has represented employers before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and equivalent state agencies by defending investigations and drafting position statements.

Before joining Littler, Kaya was an associate at a Nashville firm where she defended clients in education law, employment law, premises liability, products liability and general civil litigation matters, strategically defending clients before state and federal courts alike. 

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Board of Directors

Nashville Bar Association

2021

Diversity Committee Chair

Nashville Bar Association

2018-2020

Recording Secretary

Napier-Looby Bar Association

2018-2019

Education Committee Co-Chair

Emerging Leaders for KIPP

2016-2020

Member

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

2010-present

Recognition

Named, Ones to Watch

Education Law

The Best Lawyers in America©

2021

Named, Nashville Emerging Leaders

Class of 2020

Named, Rising Star

Super Lawyers

2019-2020

Named, Nashville's Top 30 under 30

2019

Recipient, President's Award

Nashville Bar Association

2018 and 2019

Recipient

Right to Counsel and Trial Practice

CALI Certificate of Academic Excellence

Recipient, Tennessee Attorney General Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy

2015-2016

Education

  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 2016
  • B.A., University of Georgia, 2013cum laude, with honors

Bar Admission

Tennessee

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee